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Room Mate Lord Balfour

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is really nice! Is not the classic building facing the beach but it's just behind... is located anyway on ocean drive, so very good position! We found it very clean and also the staff is always nice and at the customer disposal, anytime!

Thank Mariateresa G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fairly simple hotel, not as fancy as some of the other places in Miami but was clean and service was good enough. We only stayed one night anyway. Great location on Ocean Drive, and didn't break the budget.

Thank melia-m92
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall, I really enjoyed my stay at Lord Balfour. It had been a couple of years since I last visited, so it was nice to see some familiar faces when I first arrived. The prior Front Desk Attendant has now become the Manager (really nice guy, great customer service). The hotel still looked like it was in great shape and...

Thank CJB4622
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 9 nights. First impression was good. Nice lobby area with a bar. The staff here are very friendly and always happy to help. The room was adequate for our type of stay. The bathroom we found would give out a strong odour from the shower area after we used it and would remain until...

Thank Domenico D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for weekend in February. We flew into Fort Lauderdale and made the quick and easy trip to Miami Beach with an Uber car. The hotels location is the best. It has the best access to a lot of things, including the beach, restaurants, shopping and tour bus stops. The hotel was clean and the staff was friendly, courteous...

Thank Pitchbaseball
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and sharing your feedback with us! Needless to say, we are very happy to read that you enjoyed your weekend getaway! Our staff, location and hotel quality are our 3 main strengths ! But most importantly, the memories that our guests leave our hotel with, is what counts! Hope to see you...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION. One block off of the beach on Ocean Drive - you can't do better! This is a very unique, small boutique type hotel. The art work throughout was great and lobby bar even had live music!

1Thank KayDarboe
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Kay! Thanks for sharing your experience! Our Location is indeed superb; hidden gem in midst of South Beach hustle and bustle! I am also glad you enjoyed the art we exhibit in the hotel. By the way, we rotate it every 4 - 6 months to keep it fresh and interesting for our guests . See you soon!

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1 night stay in January 2017. I stayed at this hotel on the final night of a trip through the United States as my flight back to Australia was flying out of Miami. This hotel is located on Ocean Dr in South Beach, a very short walk away from the beach itself and also backing on to main shopping/dining strips...

Thank Rhys W
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Rhys, So happy to read about your enjoyable stay! Art Deco hotels do indeed tend to be cozy, intimate getaways! Our staff at Room Mate hotels will await your return in near future!

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked two nights here prior to embarking on a cruise. The room was excellent and modern, with neat little touches that made it stand out. The bathroom was a good size with an excellent shower and very nice complimentary toiletries. The one downside of the room was that one window was missing a sheer curtain, no biggie except for...

Thank SophieLou85
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Sophie, Thank you for your detailed feedback. It is so strange to learn about the curtain , something unusual and which we have addressed already! I also would like to hear more about Breakfast. What did you like? What did you not like? How can we improve ? looking forward to hearing from you soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived at Lord Balfour we were a little frazzled as the airline had misplaced my luggage. Jóse was so understanding and attentive to our concerns, every time we asked he would ring the airline to find out where our luggage was, suffice to say that it never arrived in the 2 days that we were there! We decided...

2Thank Liz S
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Liz, thank you so much for taking the time and sharing your experience with the world! Happy to read you enjoyed your stay and dining experience! Also thank you for mentioning Anne and Jose! We hope to see you back with us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Building new suites and restaurant space , directly across from our building beautiful boutique hotel Cannot wait for new addition. My friends from the DC area have stayed here several times. Love the staff The rooms are European(small) Beautifully appointed

Thank Mary S
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Mary. You correctly mentioned that we are adding 16 brand new rooms to our existing inventory! We are also adding an intimate plunge pool and cozy roof top area! Can't wait to host you in our new addition!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come to Miami Beach and meet Room Mate Lord Balfour, an Art Deco hotel inspired in XX Century Art with a modern twist. Situated right by the beach, just a few steps walk from Lummus Park, the hotel has a privileged location in the Art Deco District of Miami Beach. Breakfast till noon, gym, free Wi-Fi, private courtyard garden is also on site, amenities in room, multilingual staff available 24 hours and everything you need to feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Room Mate Lord Balfour

Address: 350 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6905 (Formerly The Wave Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: €161 - €355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Room Mate Lord Balfour 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Lord Balfour Hotel Miami Beach
Wave Hotel Miami Beach
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#18 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#20 Best Value Hotel in Miami Beach
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